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Virus testing the new normal as China sticks to 'zero-COVID'

Virus testing the new normal as China sticks to ‘zero-COVID’

[ad_1] BEIJING (AP) — Thousands of COVID-19 testing sites have popped up on sidewalks across Beijing and other Chinese cities in the latest twist to the country’s “zero-COVID” strategy. Lines form every day, rain or shine, even when the spread of the virus has largely stopped. Some people need to go to work. Others want …

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In 1st District, the Tribune endorses Karin Norington-Reaves

In 1st District, the Tribune endorses Karin Norington-Reaves

[ad_1] Voters have every reason to be charged up about the races for Illinois congressional seats in the June 28 primary. Recent events have dramatically raised the stakes, from the U.S. Supreme Court’s draft opinion suggesting Roe v. Wade could be overturned, to mass shootings at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and a grocery …

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What we know about Trump's actions as insurrection unfolded

What we know about Trump’s actions as insurrection unfolded

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the House committee investigating the events of Jan. 6 will hold their first prime-time hearing Thursday to share what they have uncovered about former President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election, which culminated in the deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol. Part of their …

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It's time to end our sister city relationships with Russia

It’s time to end our sister city relationships with Russia

[ad_1] Signs in front of Los Angeles City Hall point in the direction of L.A.’s sister cities. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images) In 1956, President Eisenhower faced a new kind of threat to world peace. The postwar balance of power between the United States and the Soviet Union led to the emergence of regional proxy …

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Team Putin Dishes on the Moment They Could Win It All

Team Putin Dishes on the Moment They Could Win It All

[ad_1] MIKHAIL METZEL/SPUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images With Vladimir Putin’s bloody war in Ukraine crossing the 100-day mark, the Kremlin seems to be abandoning any pretense of diplomacy. There are several reasons Moscow aborted its initial half-hearted attempts to negotiate with Ukraine, including tangible gains on the battlefront and Western media’s waning attention span. But if …

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Dems confront criticism on crime after San Francisco defeat

Dems confront criticism on crime after San Francisco defeat

[ad_1] SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democrats on Wednesday braced for renewed Republican attacks on their management of crime across the U.S. after residents in San Francisco voted overwhelmingly to recall the city’s progressive district attorney, suggesting that even the party’s most loyal supporters are frustrated with the way in which violence and social problems are …

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Iran says it has turned off 2 U.N. watchdog devices at nuclear site

[ad_1] An inspector of the International Atomic Energy Agency sets up surveillance equipment at the Uranium Conversion Facility of Iran, just outside the city of Isfahan, in 2005. (Mehdi Ghasemi / Associated Press) Iran turned off two surveillance devices Wednesday used by U.N. inspectors to monitor the Islamic Republic’s uranium enrichment, further escalating the crisis …

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